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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Nature & the Natural World / General (see also headings under Animals)
  • Language:English
  • Pages:30
  • Format:Hardcover
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781732660199

Under the Willow

by Polly Methenitis

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Overview
A quiet, pleasant afternoon spent in the shade of a willow tree prompts a close look at some of the tiny inhabitants and visitors there. Thoughts about these little backyard denizens are expressed in verse of various meters and rhythms. The colors and soft edges of the illustrations, done in block and gadget printing, contribute to the ambience of a warm, hazy summer day.
Description
A quiet, pleasant afternoon spent in the shade of a willow tree prompts a close look at some of the tiny inhabitants and visitors there. Thoughts about these little backyard denizens are expressed in verse of various meters and rhythms. The colors and soft edges of the illustrations, done in block and gadget printing, contribute to the ambience of a warm, hazy summer day.
About the author
Polly Methenitis, PhD., was born and grew up in northern Wisconsin. She has taught elementary school art in Neenah, Wisconsin, third grade in Richardson, Texas, and Art History at the University of Texas at Dallas. Now retired, she lives in Dallas with Tony, her husband of 62 years. She has three grown children, four grandchildren, and the current joy of her life, three great-grandsons, Luke, Hudson, and Rowan. Among her favorite activities are painting, working crosswords, and baking pies and chocolate chip cookies to share with her family.
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